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Author: Shirley Hazzard
Publisher: Princeton, N.J. : Recording for the Blind & Dyslexic, 2003.
Edition/Format:   Audiobook on CD : CD audio : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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[This is a] story of men and women struggling to reclaim their lives in the aftermath of world conflict ... In war-torn Asia and stricken Europe, men and women, still young but veterans of harsh experience, must reinvent their lives and expectations, and learn, from their past, to dream again. Some will fulfill their destinies, others will falter. At the center of the story, a brave and brilliant soldier find that  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Fiction
Material Type: Fiction, Audio book, etc.
Document Type: Sound Recording
All Authors / Contributors: Shirley Hazzard
OCLC Number: 53905292
Notes: Originally published: New York : Farrar, Straus and Giroux, ©2003. 1st ed.
"Winner of the National Book Award for fiction."
Description: 1 audio disc : digital, mono ; 4 3/4 in.
Responsibility: Shirley Hazzard.

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[This is a] story of men and women struggling to reclaim their lives in the aftermath of world conflict ... In war-torn Asia and stricken Europe, men and women, still young but veterans of harsh experience, must reinvent their lives and expectations, and learn, from their past, to dream again. Some will fulfill their destinies, others will falter. At the center of the story, a brave and brilliant soldier find that survival and worldly achievement are not enough. His counterpart, a young girl living in occupied Japan and tending her dying brother, falls in love, and in the process discovers herself. In the looming shadow of world enmities resumed, and of Asia's coming centrality in world affairs, a man and a woman seek to recover self-reliance, balance, and tenderness, struggling to reclaim their humanity.-http://www.loc.gov/catdir.

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